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  • Capitalism without Capital by Jonathan Haskel
    Capitalism without Capital (English, Paperback) Jonathan Haskel, Stian Westlake

    Early in the twenty-first century, a quiet revolution occurred. For the first time, the major developed economies began to invest more in intangible assets, like design, branding, and software, than in tangible assets, like machinery, buildings, and computers. For all sorts of businesses, the ability to deploy assets that one can neither see nor touch is increasingly the main source of long-term...

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  • How to Be Free by Epictetus
    How to Be Free (English, Hardback) Epictetus

    A superb new edition of Epictetus's famed handbook on Stoicism?translated by one of the world's leading authorities on Stoic philosophy...

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  • On the Future by Martin Rees
    On the Future (English, Hardback) Martin Rees

    A world-renowned scientist and the best-selling author of Our Final Hour offers a provocative and inspiring look at the future of humanity and science, arguing that humans must think differently and harness technologies in the correct way to ensure their survival.

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  • The Undiscovered Self by C. G. Jung
    The Undiscovered Self (English, Paperback) C. G. Jung

    Describing dreams as communications from the unconscious, this title explains how the symbols that occur in dreams compensate for repressed emotions and intuitions. It brings together Jung's fully evolved thoughts on the analysis of dreams and the healing of the rift between consciousness and the unconscious.

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  • How Propaganda Works by Jason Stanley
    How Propaganda Works (English, Paperback) Jason Stanley

    Our democracy today is fraught with political campaigns, lobbyists, liberal media, and Fox News commentators, all using language to influence the way we think and reason about public issues. Even so, many of us believe that propaganda and manipulation aren't problems for us?not in the way they were for the totalitarian societies of the mid-twentieth century. In How Propaganda Works, Jason Stanley...

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  • On Bullshit by Harry G. Frankfurt
    On Bullshit (English, Hardback) Harry G. Frankfurt

    Explores how bullshit is distinct from lying. This book argues that bullshitters misrepresent themselves to their audience not as liars do, that is, by deliberately making false claims about what is true. It claims that bullshitters seek to convey a certain impression of themselves without being concerned about whether anything at all is true.

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  • On Weaving by Anni Albers
    On Weaving (English, Hardback) Anni Albers

    The classic book on the art and history of weaving?now expanded and in full color...

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  • Midlife by Kieran Setiya
    Midlife (English, Paperback) Kieran Setiya

    How can you reconcile yourself with the lives you will never lead, with possibilities foreclosed, and with nostalgia for lost youth? How can you accept the failings of the past, the sense of futility in the tasks that consume the present, and the prospect of death that blights the future? In this self-help book with a difference, Kieran Setiya confronts the inevitable challenges of adulthood and...

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  • The Tyranny of Metrics by Jerry Z. Muller
    The Tyranny of Metrics (English, Hardback) Jerry Z. Muller

    Argues that performance evaluation has been stymied by a fixation on metrics, and offers a guide on when and how to use metrics effectively.

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  • The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm by Jacob Grimm
    The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm (English, Paperback) Jacob Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm

    Collects the Grimm brothers' "Children's and Household Tales," a group of stories that include such famous tales as "Rapunzel," "Hansel and Gretel," and "Cinderella."

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  • Workers' Tales by Michael Rosen
    Workers' Tales (English, Paperback) Michael Rosen

    A collection of political tales?first published in British workers' magazines?selected and introduced by acclaimed critic and author Michael Rosen...

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  • The Mushroom at the End of the World by Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing
    The Mushroom at the End of the World (English, Paperback) Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing

    Matsutake is the most valuable mushroom in the world?and a weed that grows in human-disturbed forests across the northern hemisphere. Through its ability to nurture trees, matsutake helps forests to grow in daunting places. It is also an edible delicacy in Japan, where it sometimes commands astronomical prices. In all its contradictions, matsutake offers insights into areas far beyond just...

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  • Humanity by Weiwei Ai
    Humanity (English, Hardback) Weiwei Ai

    Writings on human life and the refugee crisis by the most important political artist of our time...

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  • The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm by Jacob Grimm
    The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm (English, Hardback) Jacob Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm

    Collects the Grimm brothers' "Children's and Household Tales," a group of stories that include such famous tales as "Rapunzel," "Hansel and Gretel," and "Cinderella."

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  • Birds of Mexico and Central America by Ber van Perlo
    Birds of Mexico and Central America (English, Paperback) Ber van Perlo

    A field guide, which illustrates and describes various species of bird in Central America from Mexico to Panama, covering over 1,500 species. It includes information on key identification features, habitats, songs, and calls as well as distribution maps showing each species' location and prevalence.

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  • Forms by Caroline Levine
    Forms (English, Paperback) Caroline Levine

    Forms offers a powerful new answer to one of the most pressing problems facing literary, critical, and cultural studies today?how to connect form to political, social, and historical context. Caroline Levine argues that forms organize not only works of art but also political life?and our attempts to know both art and politics. Inescapable and frequently troubling, forms shape every aspect of our...

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  • The Box by Marc Levinson
    The Box (English, Paperback) Marc Levinson

    In April 1956, a refitted oil tanker carried fifty-eight shipping containers from Newark to Houston. From that modest beginning, container shipping developed into a huge industry that made the boom in global trade possible. The Box tells the dramatic story of the container's creation, the decade of struggle before it was widely adopted, and the sweeping economic consequences of the sharp fall in...

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  • Broken Lives by Konrad H. Jarausch
    Broken Lives (English, Hardback) Konrad H. Jarausch

    A Professor of European Civilization explores the experiences of six ordinary German citizens born in the 1920s who lived through World War II and the partitioning of Germany, as well as the country's eventual reunification in 1990.

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  • Ultimate Questions by Bryan Magee
    Ultimate Questions (English, Paperback) Bryan Magee

    We human beings had no say in existing?we just opened our eyes and found ourselves here. We have a fundamental need to understand who we are and the world we live in. Reason takes us a long way, but mystery remains. When our minds and senses are baffled, faith can seem justified?but faith is not knowledge. In Ultimate Questions, acclaimed philosopher Bryan Magee provocatively argues that we have...

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  • Democracy Incorporated by Sheldon S. Wolin
    Democracy Incorporated (English, Paperback) Sheldon S. Wolin

    Democracy is struggling in America--by now this statement is almost cliché. But what if the country is no longer a democracy at all? In Democracy Incorporated, Sheldon Wolin considers the unthinkable: has America unwittingly morphed into a new and strange kind of political hybrid, one where economic and state powers are conjoined and virtually unbridled? Can the nation check its descent into what...

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